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Jan 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
looking for a job making cars, the motor city is the town for you. with superstorm sandy wrecking hundreds of thousands of cars, and auto sales at a five-year high, 2013 is expected to see an even bigger uptick in car buying. in the northeast, sandy also boosted home construction jobs. but there's also growing need in california and arizona, for contractors, master carpenters, plumbers, and electricians. all in places where homeowners are now more willing to spend money on their homes. and from san jose, california, and austin and houston, texas -- >> a lot of that's driven by the energy sector and technology sector. we're expecting to see that continued growth in the years to come. >> you don't have to wait for the monthly jobs report to gauge how the economy is doing. two signs to look out to see the economy is really recovering, new restaurants opening up. consumers feeling more comfortable going out and spending more money. look for an increase in the housing market and home prices rising as well. >> you'll see it in restaurants and home prices. thanks so much. >>> now, we move from th
Jan 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
giffords. she arrives just as the 500 children of sandy hook elementary are returning to the classroom, and it happened this morning. there they were, looking out at us from the bus. a small symbol of resilience. and abc's amy robach tells us the story behind those moments. >> reporter: officials say the buses were packed and attendance was high as nearly 500 sandy hook students returned to class for the first time today. >> most of the kids were excited. they had seen friends they hadn't seen in awhile. they were anxious to get into the hallways and meet up with the other kids. and you could see the teachers had the same response. >> reporter: but for many parents, it was a difficult, emotional day. we were with erin and her first grader, lauren, last night, as they prepared for school. >> we just try to focus on the happy things. we really have no idea what we're doing. >> reporter: during the shooting, lauren's teacher hid her 15 students in a tiny bathroom. today, erin was one of many parents who stayed at school with their children. have you thought about next week and what each d
Jan 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
drought and, of course, superstorm sandy. the house was there -- >> right. >> reporter: and the water pushed it all the way over here. many cities had record warmth, including washington, d.c., where a lack of action on man-made climate change is likely to mean 2012 is just a glimpse into an unpleasant future, according to many scientists. so, we shouldn't expect this is the last record? >> this is by no means the last record. i mean, you really got to think of climate change as something that increases our risk for being unlucky. so, we need to prepare up front, as we move into, you know, this warmer, hotter, more extreme world. >> reporter: so, how do we prepare? her advice, take stock of where you live and protect your home by doing things like becoming more energy efficient, getting a generator, possibly, buying flood insurance, maybe, and possibly even raising up your water heater if it's in the basement. diane? >> and i know you are going to be speaking with an american family going through their house to address just that. >> reporter: fascinating. >> thank you so much, dan. th
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